Trusted Fitchburg, MA Family Dentist
Get to Know
Dr. Dimitri Samaratunga
Nothing makes Dr. Samaratunga happier than seeing a patient light up when they look at their new smile in the mirror for the first time. Getting to know people and improving their lives on a daily basis is extremely fulfilling for him, and it motivates Dr. Samaratunga to constantly study and learn so he can provide even better service and care. He looks forward to welcoming you into our dental office, and you can learn more about him below.
Why Did You Want to Become a Dentist?
Since he was very young, Dr. Samaratunga loved interacting with people and making them feel at ease. He also had a passion for science and liked working with tools and high-tech gadgets. When it was time to choose a career, Dr. Samaratunga saw that dentistry combined all of these elements into one profession, so it seemed like the perfect fit.
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
Dr. Samaratunga graduated from the University of Pennsylvania before earning his dental degree at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Even though he has been out of school for a long time, he says his education has never truly stopped, as to date, he has completed over 100 hours of advanced training in all fields of dentistry.
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
Originally from Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dr. Samaratunga tries to hike at least five miles every single day (weather permitting) because he says being in nature is the best way for him to relax and destress. He is also an avid reader, with his favorite genres being sci-fi and fantasy.